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21st May '17 12:37:26 PM nombretomado
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* Lucky's SuddenlyVoiced monologue in ''WaitingForGodot''.

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* Lucky's SuddenlyVoiced monologue in ''WaitingForGodot''.''Theatre/WaitingForGodot''.
18th Apr '17 5:55:22 PM nombretomado
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* Judd Hirsch's character's rant in the teaser of the first episode of ''Studio60OnTheSunsetStrip''. [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Justified,]] [[RuleOfCool though.]]

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* Judd Hirsch's character's rant in the teaser of the first episode of ''Studio60OnTheSunsetStrip''.''Series/Studio60OnTheSunsetStrip''. [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Justified,]] [[RuleOfCool though.]]
4th Apr '17 9:52:09 PM Fireblood
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* Characters in the ''Literature/SwordOfTruth'' series by Terry Goodkind often fall prey to this, as a result of being used by the author as [[AuthorTract mouthpieces for his personal philosophy.]] Given that he, himself, was converted to objectivism by reading Ayn Rand's books, this shouldn't come off as all that surprising.
** A particularly egregious example occurs in "The Pillars of Creation," where Richard Rahl lectures some poor foolish isolated communist-types on the error of their ways--for three whole chapters (60+ pages)! Such is the power of his oratory that [[EasyEvangelism he manages to convince the entire group that their people have been living incorrectly for millennia, and converts them to laissez-faire capitalism and a reductive materialist philosophy on the spot]], which results [[spoiler:in severe infighting, the phenomenon of crime and murder - which didn't exist in this culture before]] and which eventually ends in [[spoiler:their complete enslavement and annihilation, as the infighting and alien concept of "crime"]] (along with the removal of the magical barrier) has weakened and divided them so severely. Not to mention that their once-thriving spiritual tradition is all but eliminated, and they are transformed [[spoiler:from pacifists in to beserking, BloodKnight warriors.]]

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* Characters in the ''Literature/SwordOfTruth'' series by Terry Goodkind often fall prey to this, as a result of being used by the author as [[AuthorTract mouthpieces for his personal philosophy.]] Given that he, himself, was converted to objectivism Objectivism by reading Ayn Rand's books, this shouldn't come off as all that surprising.
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surprising. A particularly egregious example occurs examples is in "The Pillars of Creation," ''Naked Empire'', where Richard Rahl convinces the completely pacifist Bandukar to take up arms at his side against the Imperial Order soldiers through a series of lectures some poor foolish isolated communist-types on the error which take up much of their ways--for three whole chapters (60+ pages)! Such is the power each chapter where they appear. It seems he somehow became a master of his oratory that [[EasyEvangelism he manages to convince the entire group that their people (and philosophy) overnight, since we see no real signs of this before. The Bandukar simply give up beliefs they have been living incorrectly held for millennia, and converts them to laissez-faire capitalism and a reductive materialist philosophy on the spot]], which results [[spoiler:in severe infighting, the phenomenon of crime and murder - which didn't exist in this culture before]] and which eventually ends in [[spoiler:their complete enslavement and annihilation, as the infighting and alien concept of "crime"]] (along millennia with the removal of the magical barrier) has weakened and divided them so severely. Not to mention that their once-thriving spiritual tradition is all but eliminated, and they are transformed [[spoiler:from pacifists in to beserking, BloodKnight warriors.]]only a token resistance.



*** If one is familiar with Wright, as a man rather than as an artist, it makes sense. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin That's]] pretty much what happens when a classically-educated, somewhat [[LiteralGenie literal-minded]] man sets out to write "SpaceOpera".

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*** ** If one is familiar with Wright, as a man rather than as an artist, it makes sense. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin That's]] pretty much what happens when a classically-educated, somewhat [[LiteralGenie literal-minded]] man sets out to write "SpaceOpera".
4th Apr '17 9:42:52 PM Fireblood
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** Whoever wrote this has a serious hateboner for DeSade and I have no idea how to fix this paragraph without changing its intent.
26th Mar '17 9:27:03 AM M4dH4tter
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** Whoever wrote this has a serious hateboner for DeSade and I have no idea how to fix this paragraph without changing its intent.
13th Mar '17 9:21:45 AM JamesAustin
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* Paddy Chayefsky was in love with this trope. Howard Beale's multiple-page rants in ''{{Network}}'' are the best example.

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* Paddy Chayefsky was in love with this trope. Howard Beale's multiple-page rants in ''{{Network}}'' ''Film/{{Network}}'' are the best example.
3rd Feb '17 2:11:50 AM LondonKdS
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* ''ComicBook/MarshalLaw'' has the excerpt from Lynn's thesis on the evil of her universe's "heroes", which is also a metafictional denunciation of the superhero genre, laid in as text boxes over the climactic fight between Law and the Public Spirit at the end of the original "Fear and Loathing" story.
16th Jan '17 3:04:22 PM SantosLHalper
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->''"For twelve years, you have been asking: Who is John Galt? This is John Galt speaking. I am the man who loves his life. I am the man who--''['''63 pages''' of pure speech]''-- will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine."''

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->''"For twelve years, you have been asking: Who is John Galt? This is John Galt speaking. I am the man who loves his life. I am the man who--''['''63 pages''' of pure speech]''-- speech later]''-- will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine."''
14th Jan '17 1:31:57 AM PowerfulLewpster
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* Mr. Chatterbox and his sister Miss Chatterbox from the ''[[Literature/MrMen Mr. Men and Little Misses]]'' are known for talking a lot of stories and never stop talking about them.

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* Mr. Chatterbox and his sister Miss Chatterbox from the ''[[Literature/MrMen Mr. Men and Little Misses]]'' are known for talking a lot of stories and never stop talking about them. In fact, a screencap of Miss Chatterbox from ''WesternAnimation/TheMrMenShow'' provides the page image.
7th Dec '16 5:54:33 PM cartoonfan945
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[[quoteright:350:[[WesternAnimation/TheMrMenShow http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/misschatterboxtalking.png]]]]
[[caption-width-right:350:...And that's just one of her stories...]]



* Mr. Chatterbox and his sister Miss Chatterbox from the ''[[Literature/MrMen Mr. Men and Little Misses]]'' are known for talking a lot of stories and never stop talking about them.



* In the zany British sitcom ''Series/{{The Goodies}}'' Tim Brooke-Taylor's self-titled character often goes off into bombastic rants about British greatness, accompanied by the soundtrack to Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance Number 1" ("Land of Hope and Glory" as it is better known._

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* In the zany British sitcom ''Series/{{The Goodies}}'' Tim Brooke-Taylor's self-titled character often goes off into bombastic rants about British greatness, accompanied by the soundtrack to Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance Number 1" ("Land of Hope and Glory" as it is better known._ known).
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